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Crocosmia crocosmiiflora ‘Gerbe D'Or’

To swap with Tony Williams

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

would like to offer agreed number of bulbs for alternative plants as a swop?Bulbs are loose for planting not in a pot

Crocosmia crocosmiiflora ‘Gerbe D'Or’ | Twickenham, Greater London, TW2
Pot Size
0.2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Crocosmia crocosmiiflora ‘Gerbe D'Or’

Common names

Montbretia

Description

Crocosmia crocosmiiflora ‘Gerbe D'Or’ (Montbretia). This Crocosmia is is a garden hybrid of C. aurea and C. pottsii, first bred by Victor Lemoine in 1880. Dark green, strap-like foliage forms a mound, above which float apricot-yellow flowers on longer stems in late summer. Also known as Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Solfatare Coleton Fishacre'.

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and will require well drained soil with an open sunny site. In very cold areas, you should plant in a sheltered position or lift and store for the winter.

Interest and use

Grown for elegant flowers

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Crocosmia crocosmiiflora ‘Gerbe D'Or’ | Paignton, TQ4 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessTender tropical (min 23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Twickenham, Greater London, TW2
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    Open to any kind of swap either plants or seeds, so why not suggest something or send me a picture of a cutting or plant that may be of interst

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